Commentaries on 5th Canto Bhagavatam Cosmology

About the author

His Holiness Danavir Goswami (Dr. Dane Holtzman) was born in Los Angeles in 1949. He studied sociology and economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). On June 11, 1970, he met His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and received initiation from him in February of 1971. Presently this comprehensive educational system for new devotees is standard throughout ISKCON. He has earned the Bhakti-sastri and Bhakti-vaibhava degrees from ISKCON and his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Vaisnava Philosophy and Vaisnava Administration in 1996 from the Florida Vedic College. Danavir Goswami has taught courses in five major universities, lectured at over 100 colleges and many diverse religious institutions, and appeared on numerous TV and radio talk shows. He currently serves as ISKCONs Global Director of Monastic Recruitment and Education as well as inaugural president of Rupanuga Vedic College (RVC) in Kansas City, Missouri.

This Sanskrit classic was extensively referenced by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in writing his purports for the Fifth Canto of the Srimad-Bhagavatam.

Now the entire compendium of commentaries [which includes those of Srila Sridhara Svami, Sri Viraraghavacarya, Srimad Vijayadhvaja Tirtha, Srila Jiva Gosvami and Srimad Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura] is available for first time in English. The translation was done by erudite Vasnava scholars and edited by His Holiness Danavir Goswami. (850 pages, 8 color pages of illustrations, hardbound stitched binding, Sanksrit devanagari, English translations and glossaries.)

  • Author:Dr. Dane Holtzman
  • Published:January 1, 2007
  • Book size:850 pages
  • Formats:Hardcover